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Bill Clinton Repays His Former Campaign Driver, Arkansas Gubernatorial Candidate Mike Ross

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 02.12.2014 | Politics

Former President Bill Clinton, who served nearly 12 years as the governor of Arkansas before heading to the White House, sent a fundraising email Wedn...

How Viable Are the Antics of Mike Ross in the Real World?

Quora | Posted 11.06.2013 | Entertainment
Quora

This question originally appeared on Quora. Answer by Mark Rogowsky, Entrepreneur, raconteur, Forbes blogger, @maxrogo I don't see why not, ...

2 Dems Stand Alone In Distaste For Obamacare

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 09.29.2013 | Politics

More than three years after being signed into law, President Barack Obama's landmark Affordable Care Act still lacks unanimous support among House Dem...

Club For Growth Favorite Easily Wins Arkansas House Primary

The Huffington Post | Lucia Graves | Posted 05.23.2012 | Politics

Army reservist Tom Cotton handily defeated Beth Anne Rankin, an aide to former-Gov. Mike Huckabee (R), in Tuesday's House Republican primary in Arkans...

Joe Walsh Pushes To Wish His Constituents A 'Merry Christmas'

Posted 12.20.2011 | Chicago

U.S. Rep. Joe Walsh (R-Ill.) on Monday made public his holiday wish: To wish his constituents "Merry Christmas" or "Happy Hanukkah" in mail pieces and...

2011 Workers Voice Awards Named, Signals Strong Year for Worker-Based Themes in Pop Culture

Wyatt Closs | Posted 01.28.2012 | Entertainment
Wyatt Closs

Can a film about an immigrant father struggling to start a gardening business be a defining work of 2011? Yes. Who was best at amplifying workers' voi...

PHOTOS: The Art Of Burning Man

Posted 11.06.2011 | Arts

Each year, Burning Man's particular brand of industrial sculpture, free-form costumes and dusty nudity has made it a hotbed of unusual art. In past ye...

Elise Foley

Dems Hold Fundraiser To Support Gabrielle Giffords

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Leading House Democrats held a fundraiser on Tuesday for Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, who is recovering from brain injuries she sustained du...

Can Progressives and Conservatives Agree on Health Care Reform?

Mike Lux | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mike Lux

Open up the perfectly good public option we have -- Medicare -- to anyone. That would actually strengthen Medicare because younger, healthier people would be joining the risk pool.

Clueless Industry Lobbyists

Mike Lux | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mike Lux

Industry leaders oblivious to the harm people are suffering because of the messed up system should think a little more before they complain about attempts to reform the system for the better.

Mike Ross Defends Pharmacy Sale Amidst Investigation

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

This article was produced by ProPublica under a Creative Commons license....

Desperately Seeking Snowe

Cenk Uygur | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Cenk Uygur

While we've all been having an earnest debate about what should go in the bill and how it should get done, the real fight in Washington has been over who's going to get the corporate money.

Mike Ross Sells Property To Campaign Contributor For "Eye-Popping" Sum

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

This story was produced by ProPublica under a Creative Commons license. Arkansas Rep. Mike Ross -- a Blue Dog Democrat playing a key role in the hea...

Ryan Grim

Waffling Arkansas Dems Targeted On Health Care (VIDEO)

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Liberal bloggers are pressuring two Arkansas Democrats, Sen. Blanche Lincoln and Rep. Mike Ross, to back a public health insurance option as part of c...

Rachel Weiner

Mike Ross Targeted For Health Care Industry Money (VIDEO)

HuffingtonPost.com | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Lawrence Lessig's Change Congress is going after Blue Dog Rep. Mike Ross (D-Ark.) for opposing a public health care option supported by his constituen...

Public Option Likely Popular In Most Blue Dog Districts: Nate Silver

FiveThirtyEight | Nate Silver | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Yesterday, Arkansas' Mike Ross, an influential Blue Dog Democrat, stated that he was opposed to a public option in the Democrats' health care reform p...

Obama Healthcare Speech: How To Watch it

New York Times | David M. Herszenhorn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In his speech to Congress at 8 p.m. Wednesday, President Obama will press his case for major health care legislation, not just with lawmakers in the a...

Baucus Co-Op Plan "Authored" By Ex-Insurance Industry VP

Campaign Silo | Jane Hamsher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

When Max Baucus circulated his draft plan earlier this week, the PDF documentation page (image) indicates that the "author" was ex-Wellpoint VP Liz Fo...

Mike Ross Comes Out Against Public Option

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — A leader of a pivotal group of moderate House Democrats says he can no longer support a new public insurance plan in a health overh...

Top Blue Dog Boasts: "We Held Bill Hostage," Killed Single Payer (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Susan Crile | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rep. Mike Ross on Thursday boasted about how his Blue Dog coalition "held the [health care] bill hostage in committee for 10 days" and prevented a sin...

Blue Dog Leader: Bush Pioneered Socialized Medicine In U.S.

The Hill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

It was President George W. Bush who presided over the largest socialized expansion of government-supported healthcare, Rep. Mike Ross (D-Ark.) asserte...

American Plutocracy: Corruption Is in the Eye of the Beholder

Stuart Whatley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Stuart Whatley

Most police officers in America do not require greased-palms for their services. But if one wishes to attend a chicken cordon bleu dinner with Senator Max Baucus of Montana, it will cost him $10,000

When "Yes We Can!" Meets "No We Won't!"

Mitchell Bard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mitchell Bard

If the Democrats in Congress don't find a way to become co-advocates with the president on these important issues, their future political problems will be the least of it.

Jeff Muskus

Blue Dogs Delay, Water Down House Health Care Bill

HuffingtonPost.com | Jeff Muskus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Conservative Blue Dog Democrats on the House Energy and Commerce Committee are celebrating their success in delaying a full floor vote on health care...

No Floor Vote In House On Health Care Until September

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

WASHINGTON — Democrats say the full House won't vote on sweeping health care legislation until September. It's part of a three-way deal between...